Rowan Greyfall is a young prince and the last of an ancient and royal bloodline. Due to his lineage, on his 16th birthday Rowan is eligible to go through the trials to become High King. But, his first task requires him to travel the lands and leave his home for the first time. Being hidden away in a palace nearly his entire life, Rowan is unsure if he can truly handle all that lays before him, including becoming High King. But he goes.
Each new Province and leader that he encounters, shows Rowan and the company he travels with that the people do need a High King. But is it Rowan? In the end, he has to decide if he should give up or fight for what is his by birthright.